LEED Platinum

Advanced Building Performance: Verde at Howard Square Apartments Achieves LEED Platinum

Maryland is now home to a LEED™ Platinum apartment building. The first of its kind structure in the state – Verde at Howard Square Apartments – is located in Howard County, Maryland. The Platinum certification by the United States Green Building Council represents its highest possible rating. The building features 299 apartments and numerous amenities […]

Verde at Howard Square

Verde at Howard Square is part of a larger development that will ultimately consist of 409 townhomes, 600 apartments and retail/commercial spaces. The project features a 187 kW PV array on the garage roof and it became the first LEED Platinum apartment project in the state. It also was the recipient of the People’s Choice […]

U.S. Green Building Council Headquarters

Opened in February, 2007, the U.S Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED Platinum Headquarters is a showcase of “green” design and sustainable building practices. It had better be. As the organization that advises builders on sustainability practices and certifies these projects according to a certification rating system (LEED), the USGBC exemplifies in its Headquarters the standards […]